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of the outreach, and the efact it's had. copenhagen in underreported story he arrives late and he wants an agreement with the chinese premier. but he makes a strong statement on arrival that the chinese have to allow inspections. the chinese are insulted as the meetings he scheduled with the chinese prime minister. the prime minister doesn't show up. he sends a deputy to the first meeting. then an even lower level associate to a second. same with iran, where obama is rebuffed again and again and again with the russians. he got nothing in return. you wonder how long this process -- and the promise always is well, we are planning to seeds, it takes a while. we have to relax america's image. when the world loves us again we get cooperation. it hasn't happened and you wonder how long he will wait. >> bret: a.b., his critics say he was naive on a number of decisions and a number of actions. do you think that the president has really grown or changed in his first year in office? >> the most interesting question as we head to next year is whether or not we will see heads roll, new chief of sta
into these problems that he didn't necessarily need to get into. it's a bit like, for example, the trip to copenhagen to push for the olympics in chicago that was doomed. they obviously lost the first round of bidding on that trip. it's another thing where he doesn't realize the sort of office -- the way the office should be handled and still feeling his way out on those things. >> when you look at, you talk about that trip to copenhagen where he came back empty handed. you want to make sure if you're a president, you have a reasonably assured chance of success. but contrast where he is at home and where he was with, say, the copenhagen olympic announcement and where he was as a candidate when he gave that speech in berlin before those hundreds of thousands of people. how does so much change in a year? >> well, i mean, look, certainly one of the things that has changed overnight with the election of barack obama is the way we're perceived abroad. he had another high moment of the year was the historic speech that he gave in cairo. and he has done a lot of reaching out, reaching across the aisle, talk
for global peace. recalling that world leaders had gathered in copenhagen last month for the climate conference, the pope said action at a personal and community level was just as important to safeguard the environment. >>> what better way to ring in the new year than with a new baby and it's a boy. inova alexandria hospital reports its first baby of the year was born three minutes after midnight. they welcomed the baby boy to their family. congrats to mom, dad and baby. >>> there are a lot of new laws and regulations in affect for the new year and we will have those details after the break. >>> plus, dc's population boom. find out who's moving in to the city and why and what's good for the city. we'll be back in less than two minutes. ♪[ music ] >> although our challenges are great, each of us has the courage and determination to rise up and meet them. it's that spirit that has kept the american dream alive for generations, and it's that spirit that will keep it alive for generations to come. so happy new year, everybody. >>> when we ushered in the new year, some new laws, rules a
over-copenhagen. that was followed by fireworks in paris where the eiffel tower put on quite a light show. and then to london where the golden jubilee bridge provided the back drops. australia, asia, and europe, and now it's our turn. and we'll be right back. to get the job done right. measure twice, cut once i always say. lemme give ya a hand there. did you know that this silverado has 315 horsepower? how about your f150? less. silverado's powertrain is backed for 5 years or 100,000 miles. yours? 40,000 miles less. don't blame the carpenter, blame the tool. now get 0% apr for 72 months, or during the chevy red tag event, use $2,000 holiday cash to get $5,500 total cash back on select 09 silverado vehicles in stock. . >>> that's it for us tonight. happy new year. before we like to send you back to time square we'd like to take a final look back at some of the notable names that we lost this year. . [ music ]. . >> why don't you check into this one yourself, charlie. after all ... . >> and that's the way it is, friday, march 6th, 1981. . >> you're the quarterback, and i'm your blocker
the environment now. >> there are some pretty compelling concerns. there is the copenhagen accord. people are wondering what this is. there is an agreement but it is not legally binding. >> it is important. an important step forward. it certainly is not all we were seeking. it is not yet a legally binding accord. that is where we hope this will eventually go. there are some important steps forward. all of the countries are recognizing this is a problem. we had a big battle until very recently. they were denying that had anything to do about their emissions. we have been asking about this for about four years. everybody is now incorrect i think the objectives are not going to satisfy all of the environmental groups. if countries hole to these objectives, they will make meaningful progress. >> canada was getting beating ten up about this. >> these are the environmental groups that have always attacked our governments and others and they are unhappy with the accords. governments have to balance progress with growth. these are not easy questions. we have a position that is held, but all count
with a company that does air drops. we went to our own bank in copenhagen. we told them and told them we need a lot of dollar bills. >> they also insist on proof of life and demanded the crew be displayed on deck. >> they took pictures. i wasn't a pirate, but i looked like a pirate so they took pictures when they made the drop. >> this is how it happened. >> we will just cover and wait for the crew to be with you on the deck and take a final photograph. >> crammed in the capsule was the only currency the pirates will accept, brand new u.s. bills, more than $1 million worth of them. >> 100-dollar bills? >> one hundred dollar bills. >> and we had also, in order to try to facilitate the distribution of the funds," we provided a note counter. one of the electric deals the banks have. and they were being paid according to a formula. >> a formula that rifles anything on wall street. >> the suppliers get paid. >> for some reason they couldn't agree so it took them 13 hours to split the loot. and at some point they all crammed into the captain's cabin and they had a major argument about distributing
of this phase i really enjoyed drawing. he is back in the news now with the copenhagen accord. this is al gore. he has this very distinctive shape to his head a kind of goes one line like this, and then the other line like this. that is where you start with al gore. then you give them this hair, very reagan-esque hair that goes like this. he has the years a spot from star trek. -- the years of spock -- the ears of spock. he has kind of an elvis-like mouth that goes like this. already, you can start to see it is beginning to look like him a little bit, right? but the keep it is people often say he lost the 2000 election because of florida. a few hundred votes in florida. i say that was not it. he lost the election because he has the eyes of death. that is al gore for you. what do you think? am i right? yes, that is al gore. it does not help with this mole sticking out of his neck right there. so i will sign this one here. here you go. for you. let's get another character with a distinctive bass. john kerry. long face, right? here is the face. the face starts of here. long face. long face. long
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